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Porcia Chen Silverberg

Nonprofit Executive~Community Collaborator~Connector~Social Entrepreneur

San Francisco Bay Area
Nonprofit Organization Management
  1. Thrive - The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County,
  2. Made It in America
  1. Community Relations Unlimited, Inc.,
  2. National Center for Community Collaboration,
  3. Rocky Mountain PBS
  1. University of Colorado Boulder
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Thrive - The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County

Thrive - The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County

Executive Director - Building Thriving Coalitions & High Performing Social Profits

– Present

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I believe passionately in promoting positive goals in the world as well as business goals. I leverage my experience in business development, sales, marketing, community, and donor relations to foster community involvement and collaboration between business, nonprofit, and government entities. My personal mission is to help people to:

• Identify and deepen connections that matter
• Collaborate with one another
• Give back to the community
• Transform their world through philanthropy
• Join networks of like-spirited people
• Increase their capacity to feel joy in ordinary moments
• Celebrate the contributions of nonprofits to a thriving community


* Building and leveraging Social Capital and Community Relations projects

* Networking/Connecting, business development, strategic relationship and marketing

* Creating opportunities for collaborations

* Advocacy for Nonprofit/Social Prophets

* Championing of the positive, under-recognized positive contributions of New Americans


Executive Director - Building Thriving Coalitions & High Performing Social Profits

Thrive - The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County
– Present (7 years 2 months)San Mateo County, California

Chief Champion & Curator

Made It in America
– Present (8 years 5 months)


Community Relations Unlimited, Inc.
(6 years)

* Strategic community relations consulting.

* Professional Muse.

Founder & Chief Evangelist

National Center for Community Collaboration
(6 years)Greater Denver Area

Founder of this dynamic membership membership organization that strives to inspire an epidemic of goodwill, formerly National Center for Community Relations. Headquarted in Denver, NCCC's mission is to inspire community-based partnerships across public, private and nonprofit organizations through the exchange of knowledge and resources. NCCC is social capital in action ... making Colorado the Collaborations Capital of the U.S.!

NCCC is Perfect For You if You Strive To:

* Proactively co-inspire an epidemic of good will.

* Thrive on using your gifts for the greater good.

* Embody the spirit of generosity and collaboration.

* Appreciate leading edge thinking and life long learning.

* Value the synergy of diversity and like-spiritedness.

* Are a champion and catalyst for social change.

* Live life with ethics, integrity and professionali

* Be successful, respected and connected in the community.

Community Relations Manager

Rocky Mountain PBS
(5 years 3 months)

Represent and advocate for the public television network to the external public, the private sector, members and the national PBS network. Promote strong community and civic stewardship. Foster a culture of citizenship, service and responsibility. Identify and strengthen community partnerships. Create and implement the first ever strategic plan in the area of community service and citizenship as well as resource development. Inform and implement programs which enhance positive public awareness of Rocky Mountain PBS.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Senior Fellow

American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley
Civil Rights and Social Action

Opportunities Porcia is looking for:

Causes Porcia cares about:

  • immigrants, job training, social entrepreneurship

Organizations Porcia supports:


Accelerating Health & Well-Being!(Link)

Thrive Quarterly Forum

New Year. Accelerating Health & Well-Being!
Healthy Employees => Happy Employees =>
Highly Effective Organizations

Thrive is proud to bring you three exceptional experts. You will hear practical and immediately implementable advice to help you: Manage Healthier Employees, Service More Clients with More Energy, Reduce Stress, and Boost Wellness of your organization. Click HERE to complete your registration now!

Our Special Guest Moderator for the program is Supervisor Carole Groom.

Panelists are:

Dan McClure, Founder/CEO, Generations Community Wellness
Dan has been called the ultimate champion for health and wellness. Through Generations Community Wellness, he delivers health and fitness programs and policies to kids, families, seniors and agencies with a particular focus on empowering those from under-served communities to live well.

Lisa Frederiksen, Author / Speaker, Breaking the Cycles
Lisa is the author of nine books and national keynote speaker. Lisa's work is compelling as she draws from her personal experience, sharing neuroscience research and information to re-frame the conversation around drug alcohol abuse, addiction and mental illness, to end stigma and shame.

Cassie Schindler, Founder, The Alternate Path, and Senior Editor, Wellness Matters magazine.
Cassie shares her inspirational message of wellness through writing, speaking and currently teaches MBSR (Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction) at the corporate offices of Yahoo! in Sunnyvale and various wellness studios throughout the SF Bay Area.
Panel presentation followed by an interactive activity with the panelists so you will pick up even more good inforamtion. You are ready for success in 2013, aren't you?

Team members:


  1. Chinese

    Native or bilingual proficiency


  • Nonprofits
  • Non-profits
  • Community Development
  • Public Relations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community Outreach
  • Marketing
  • Public Speaking
  • Program Management
  • Leadership
  • Event Planning
  • Business Development
  • Strategy
  • Community Engagement
  • Non-profit Board...
  • Training
  • Strategic Planning
  • Social Media
  • Small Business
  • Marketing Communications
  • Program Development
  • Staff Development
  • Grant Writing
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Communications
  • Networking
  • Non-profit...
  • Cause Marketing
  • Community Organizing
  • Grants
  • Social Networking
  • Volunteer Management
  • Philanthropy
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Board Development
  • Media Relations
  • Event Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • Organizational...
  • Government
  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Budgets
  • Team Building
  • Blogging
  • Advertising
  • Research
  • Community Relations
  • Creativity
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University of Colorado Boulder

B.A., Communication

Director of Public Relations at CU Program Council. Worked closely with Fey Concerts during tenure w/Program Council.

Activities and Societies: Delta Delta Delta, CU Program Council

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